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making news in america this morning -- veepstakes. donald trump's campaign now vetting possible running mates. overnight, a new report about who's topping the list. plus, the private meeting between bill clinton and the attorney general, stirring kroefrs. we have new dwoms in the istanbul airport attack. man believed to be one of the bombers shooting a police officer. airports at home on high alert. extreme weather. raging wildfire growing this morning. plus, storms slammed the vegas strip. when was the last time you saw the strip like this. causing severe flooding. federal regulators have a warning for car owners. stop driving these vehicles right now.
and we do say good friday morning, everyone. we're going to get started with politics. donald trump apparently narrowing his options for running mate. >> sources say newt gingrich and chris christie are being vetted. republicans are angry after former president bill clinton med with loretta lynch, even as her department oversees the investigation into his wife's e-mail controversy. >> reporter: it's july. and that means the conventions are right around the corner and the veepstakes are heating up. newt gingrich is being vetted as a possible vp pick for donald trump. according to "the washington post" gingrich is the lead contender. chris christie is being considered as well.
trump was back in new hampshire yesterday. >> they're getting ready to take. >> reporter: where he joked about mexican planes flying overhead. >> why aren't we putting our require rooes, military require rees on the border and in tsa. get rid of all those heeby-jabby thing they wear in tsa. i've seen them myself. >> reporter: lynch maintains it was a chance encounter. >> i was arriving, he was leaving. he came on the say hello. we spoke about a number of things. there's not much more to it than that. >> reporter: lynch's justice department is overseeing the investigation into hillary clinton's private e-mail server. >> my agency is involved in matter looking at state department policies and issues. it's been hand med by career investigators and career agents
who always follow the facts and the law. >> reporter: all this, as bernie sanders contemplates a clinton endorsement. >> i hope it happens. as of this moment, we're not there quite yet. >> reporter: and vice president biden says he thinks sanders will be endorsing clinton soon. vice president biden and the president will hit the campaign trail with hillary clinton starting next week. let's get to tlat nest the aftern aftermath of the istanbul terror attack. the video you're about to see is hard for some to watch. it shows a plainclothes police officer approach mang in plaque who then shoots him. it's believed the man in black is one of these three men. officials say they come from russia and three former soviet republics in central asia opinion dozens of injured remain
hospitalized. back here in tus, airports are on extra high alert especially now that travellers are heading out for the long fourth of july weekend. more than 1/2 million americans are expected to board planes today alone. increase t security at other facilities is less overt. evacuations are under way this morning along the club ya river in oregon. where a fast-moving brush fire is threatening homes. it spread overnight. so far, no homes have been lost. families heading to their vacation cabins are being turned away. more than a dozen wild frooirs currently scorching states in the west. in las vegas, lightning, thunder, hail, and drempbling rain caused major problems, swamping the city for hours. homes an businesses were left without power.
downtown streets looked like rivers. two people were swept away and eventually rescued. on the other side of the country, this water spout formd over tampa bay. near the airport. surprising some downtown. water spout are fairly common in florida. molly cochran has the forecast. good morning, molly. >> thanks, kendis and diane. pretty active day for the northeast. thunderstorms for washington into new york city, including boston. feeling quite sticky to close out the work week. meanwhile, active for the southwest. monsoonal moisture starting to come up. not that unusual. for hol lay mans, liking a little up settled for salt lake city and phoenix. act i have for the southeast. jacksonville and raleigh. thunderstorms possible. diane, kendis, back to you.
>> thank you, molly. in the middle east, there are new tensions following the stabbing of an israeli american teenager. 13 yeerl hallel ariel was killed. it's called the most brazen attack so far in a nine-month wave of violence. a top republican law maik sir blasting the pentagon announcement allowing transjerpd people to serve openly. the head of the house armed services committee says this is another example of the administration putting politics over policy. developing overnight, a federal judge has blocked a mississippi law aimed at protecting opponents of gave dpai marriage. the law would have allowed businesses and government employees to cite religious
beliefs as a means of -- it violates the equal protection guarantee. now a baseball note and a personal one for us. ginger zee taking the mound last night. throwing out the first pitch at the mets game. >> so ginger winds up. look at her do. she delivers the pitch and gets it there. the catcher barely even has to move. great going there. she clearly was happy with her performance as well. she apparently practiced pretty hard as well. >> she said it was quite the honor, on her instagram play. >> the mets beat the cubs, 4-3. maybe she brought them lung. >> they needed it. they came off a big losing streak to the nationals. state of emergency in florida because of algae blooms that look like guacamole but don't smell like it. an urgent alert from federal regulator. the warning?
a medical emergency has forced a kruds ship to return to new jersey. an 8-year-old boy was taken from "the anthem of the seas" to a new york hospital after he was found unconscious in a swimming pool. he was with a large group of passengers from the netherlands. a 40-year-old former navy s.e.a.l. is the first person to die in a crash of a self-driving
car. his tesla model 6 turned into a tractor trailer in florida. joshua brown was the first known death in more than 130 million miles of operation. the government is looking into the system's design as well as performance. a major consumer alert this morning. the government has issued an urgent warning to owners of older model hondas as well as acuras. they're told to stop driving the cars until the recalled air bags can be replaced. passengers could be injured by flying shrapnel. the warning applies to 2001 and 2002 civics and accords. the crv, odyssey from 2003. it including acuras tl and cl. it's on atmfans.com. >> a long list.
puerto rico is getting last minute help in its debt crisis. the bill allows the territory to restructure debt and negotiate with creditors. officials say they still won't be able to make the loan payment today. well, algae described as guacamole thick. >> the governor has declared a state of mrnl. holiday beachgoers have canceled reservations. when we come back, the subject of the megahit serial podcast granted a new trial. why the judge made the decision after the suspect was convicted 16 years ago. and a mile-high mrnl. see the skydiver get his parachute twisted and how he got out of it. do you often consume fruit, fruit juices, coffee or soda?
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mexican border into the midwest. >> if you're flying, weather related airport delays possible in new york, philadelphia, kansas city, denver, and phoenix. there is going the be a new trail for the man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend two gained popularity after a podcast. >> he was sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex in 1999. a judge yesterday ruled he should be retried. his attorney says he'll seek to have sayed released on bail. the serial podcast raised questions. a skydiver's parachute malfunctioned over oklahoma. he was hurtling to earth at about 80 miles an hour. he says muscle memory kicked in. he struggled with the chute for about 500 feet before he deployed his reserve canopy.
this was the eighth time he's had to use a backup parachute. looks like there will be a new development in u.s. relations with cuba. the u.s. soccer administration has announced a friendly in halvana in october. for the first time the school history, the chanticleers of coastal carolina are the world champions of the college baseball world series. >> here are the highlights of last night's professional baseball games from our guys at espn. good morning, it's "sportscenter." what do you got? >> i don't have the nba money. it's all been spent. madison bumgarner wanted to be in the home run derby. they declined that. he gets to bat for himself. that's interesting. they're playing at an american league park.
this guy can hit. first time he's batted intentionally as a dh since 1956. brandon bell brings home bumgarner. 2-1. next batter. runners at second and third for buster posey. he clears them. 5-1 giants win it, 12-6. clayton kershaw won't be batting or pitching for awhile. he's going to the 15-day d.l. a problem with his back. he won't need surgery. dodgers taking on the brewers. trayce thompson. two-run shot. his 12th. yasmany gran dal. got one over the plate. and took it over the wall. grandal, seventh of the season. cory seger. that a little low the zone. two-run shot for him. his 17th. and the dodgers win it, 8-1.
lots of nba free agency news on espn.com. kevin durant is going take meetings this weekend. looks like he could be staying in oklahoma city. >> we have wimbledon and soccer on espn2. see you next time. let's presume today's action won't include this -- >> worth ever in the world. what are you doing? did you -- did you see the ball? you're so bad. >> that was the 25th seeded v viktor troicki giving him a piece of his mind. shortly after, he lost the second round match. >> he went on to call the umpire an idiot. now you can expect what's likely to be a hefty fine. >> pretty upset there. >> he went on for more than a minute. >> e he maybe still is yelling at the umpire right now as we
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>> good morning, i'm tamala edwards, it is friday, july 1. come up on "action news," atlantic city's main workers union is going on strike against the taj mahal. donald trump is vetting chris christie among other things as a potential vice presidential choice. a crash overnight finds two people victims of a violent crime. and we have the possibility of storms, and we're watching the roads ahead of the holiday travel. "action news" is up next. rio be games. >> easy target. >> and the presidential
candidates. donald trump spoke many favor of waterboarding. he did. he said, that's how i got two of my three wives to say yes. >> politico put out a report. they called over 50 prominent republicans. it turns out hardly anybody wants to speak at trump's convention. finally answering the age-old question, which if you destroyed a party and nobody came? >> hillary clinton being joined by senator elizabeth warren. did you see the matching pantsuits? >> hillary and elizabeth warren in matching shocking blue pantsuits, shrieking at the taud yens. >> and to see all of us news pundits focusing on tabloid level minutiae in the way we never do with our male counterpart who is are always wearing the exact matching
outfits is equally shocking. >> brazil is one of the highest violent crime rates to this. which led rivaldo, to warn tourists to quote stay in their country of origin because here you'll be running the risk of your life. leading to brazil's newest tourist slogan. brazil, come for the sport, stay cause you're dead. >> this is what people saw as they arrived at the airport in rio yesterday. welcome to hell. police and firefighters don't get paid, whoever comes to rio will not be safe. well that's -- as far as science go, that is literally a bad sign. >> hell, explains why they're changing the logo from three people holding hands to two guys mugging the other guy. >> at the is brilliant. >> i don't know about those games anymore. >> it will be at least a lot of fodder. that's what's making news
>> good morning, it is friday, july 1, can you believe we've hit the middle of year already. matt o'donnell is off, alicia vitarelli is joining us. >> and a brand new month starting today. breaking news, workers are going on strike at the taj mahal casino in atlantic city. we have information who is hitting the picket line and who is staying on the job. haz/mat teams respond to a fuel spill near a creek in montgomery county. storm tracker 6 live, storms are rumbling our way. not